Couch to 5K
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I just ran a 5k in Edinburgh marathon!

It feels so good you'd think I've just ran the whole marathon! And I did it in 36.3 minutes which I think is impressive for a not- spring chicken-anymore like me!! And I raised nearly £200 for Scottish Association for Mental Health. Now the challenge is to keep running. Half an hour twice a week is my target so hope I keep going. I started Ct05 to keep healthy and decided to fund-raise to give me a focus to keep going. So, for those just starting out, planning a race might be a good source of motivation. Good luck and keep running! x

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Well done you!

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Well done, not a bad time at all ! Happy running ! Stick at it...

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Well done Iyetome, great run and loadsa money raised too, excellent x :-)

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Congratulations That was the very first race I did last year and still remember the buzz Arthur seat is quite a hill but views from top make climb worthwhile Am just about to do Edinburgh HM and rain forecast

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Thanks. Good luck with the race today! From 5k last year to HM this year is amazing! enjoy.xx

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